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Hameed Ahmed
Hameed Ahmed
Title: Assistant Coach
Email: hameedahmed@fas.harvard.edu
Previous College: University of Rochester
Experience: First Season

Ahmed comes to Harvard after spending the previous two seasons at his alma mater, the University of Rochester, as an assistant coach. During his time at Rochester he made a big impact on the squash program, coaching six athletes that earned All-America honors, 10 athletes that were named All-Liberty League and one athlete that was tabbed as Liberty League Player of the Year. Ahmed saw his team win back-to-back league titles and land the No. 5 spot in the national rankings for two consecutive seasons. 

During his collegiate career at Rochester, Ahmed was a three time All-America selection and served as team captain for three seasons.  The squad moved from the No. 16 spot in the nation to as high as No. 2 during the 2009-10 campaign. 

Ahmed has represented the Finnish men’s national team at six European Team Championships and three World Team Championships. He has won seven Finnish Junior Championships as well as three European Junior Grand Prix titles.

Ahmed earned a bachelor’s degree in English in 2011. He was one of Finland’s 2007 Fulbright Undergraduates who received a scholarship to pursue undergraduate studies in the United States. He also holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Rochester’s Simon School of Business.